I finally got around to begin reading Bart Ehrman’s How Jesus Became God and so far, it’s okay. Ehrman draws comparisons of Jesus to other god-man figures around the same time period of Jesus and essentially, as far as I can tell, makes the assertion (among other related assertions) that Jesus never believed himself to be God incarnate. 718 more words
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This a continuation of my review of “Can We Still Believe the Bible: An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Questions”, Craig L. Blomberg, Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2014. 1,603 more words
So, our convictions are settled and our text has been selected. Now what?
I need to reiterate that this is what I do; you need to decided if you think doing the same things or something similar will help… 651 more words
Most of the examples of Origen’s text-critical observations occur in the Gospels, but I have found one in Acts. In commenting on Acts 13:33, Origen notes that Acts attributes Psa 2:7 to the first psalm (ὡς γὰρ γέγραπται φήσιν ἐν πρώτῳ ψαλμῷ) as does Codex Bezae (D), 244 more words
It has been a while since I have posted here. Largely because I have been busy working on my dissertation on Origen’s text of Acts. In fact, it was my work on Origen, that caused me to name this blog Stan’s Σχόλια (scholia) since Origen left many scholia, or marginal notes, or catenae, and also fragments preserved by other writers. 267 more words
Very interesting talk from Dr. Daniel B. Wallace – How badly did the scribes change the New Testament?
One of my pieces of learning over this last year is in regard to what must be believed, can be believed and how some things are to be believed – by Christians. 86 more words